Schaal Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘duct sealing’

Have Your Air Ducts Tested This Spring

Monday, February 27th, 2017

ducts-in-atticIf you noticed any problems with uneven heating, subpar indoor air quality, or high heating costs this winter, and you use a forced air heating system such as a furnace or a heat pump, then leaky ductwork may be to blame. If you use a radiant heating system, but are starting to think about your central AC as we move toward the end of the heating season, you may want to have your ducts tested. It doesn’t matter if you use air ducts in both heating and cooling your home, or just for one or the other. They play a major role in your home, and must be kept in outstanding working condition. That is why we offer both duct testing and duct sealing in Des Moines, IL.

Just because your air ducts are hidden away from view does not mean that you can afford to put them out of mind. Doing so only it makes it more likely that existing problems with your air ducts will get worse. Consider the following tips and information, and be sure to let the indoor air quality experts on our team address any issues with your air ducts.

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How Leaky Ductwork can Negatively Affect You This Summer

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

We’re moving into the summer season, and chances are that you are really looking forward to that warm summer sun already. Just remember that even those of us that love the heat of summer the most may find it a bit oppressive if we don’t have a cool, comfortable environment to return home to at the end of the day. While your air conditioner may be in fine working order, you must keep in mind the fact that any issues with its air distribution system can seriously impede its overall operational quality. That is why you need to have your air ducts sealed promptly if they are in poor shape.

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Do I Need to Have My Air Ducts Sealed?

Monday, January 11th, 2016

A concern that we often hear from our valued clients is whether or not they are in need of professional duct sealing services. Not every homeowner operating a forced air heating and/or cooling system is going to require professional duct sealing. Those that do have such a need, though, can benefit greatly from this service. The issue is, of course, that your air ducts are largely hidden from view. That means that you cannot really just visually inspect your ductwork to determine if you do, in fact, require professional duct sealing in Des Moines, IA. That’s why we’ve put together some tips for you. Read on, and contact Schaal Heating and Cooling if you believe that you require professional duct sealing in your home.

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